Spend a fantastic birding-week in Sicily!

A journey that indulges in nature, history, archeology and the art of cooking – led by Italian Leica birding ambassador Andrea Corso. Take part and discover Sicily, the islands of birds, orchids and archeology.

MAR 16

Linosa Island – a paradise for Mediterranean birders

Ten years ago, a small group of intrepid fanatic birders decided that big national parks, nature reserve and woodlands were not their favourite birding destination. Instead, they love small islands and peaceful places where they can observe migrant birds and dragonflies.

MAY
2016
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Spring at the Straight of Messina

Wind, strong wind, thick clouds, heavy rain, cold … that does not sound like a typical Sicilian springday, does it?  But this how it was. And I went to the Strait of Messina (on the Sicilian side) to study and protect raptors against the illegal shooting for LIPU UK and LIPU Italia. The very first time I have been there was when I was a little kid, only eleven years old. At that time I had huge, old fashioned binoculars 10×50 that my granddad bought for me when I was six and started birding with him. Back then, to watch…